Tony Rushton

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Old school layout

Issue 82, Winter 2011


Every fortnight, art director Tony Rushton and editor Ian Hislop lay out Private Eye in a way that’s hardly changed in 50 years

Publish and be damned

Issue 82, Winter 2011


As Private Eye celebrates its best sales figures for 25 years, lifelong subscriber Andrew Billen describes its winning mix of gossip, serious exposés, parodies, cartoons and attention-grabbing covers

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Style and satire

22 November 2021
Critical path, Design history, Magazines, Photography

What happened when Private Eye went to Town? Anne Braybon reveals a curious link between two very different 1960s magazines

In March 1962 Private Eye published About, a parody of About Town magazine (see Eye 96) …

Letraset Tuesday at St Bride

10 September 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Type Tuesday, Typography

Come to St Bride tonight to hear Dan ‘Ultrasparky’ Rhatigan, Tony Rushton (Private Eye) and Letraset designers Dave Farey & Colin Brignall.
Tonight’s Type Tuesday at St Bride Library in London features Dan ‘Ultrasparky’ Rhatigan, Tony Rushton…

Type Tuesday: Private Eye

18 October 2011
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Technology, Typography

Matthew Carter’s timeless typographic masthead for Private Eye magazine
Tony Rushton has been art director of satirical magazine Private Eye for 49 of its…